Near-Threshold Photodetachment Cross Section of (SF6)n- Cluster Anions: The Ion Core Structure

Itamar Luzon, Maoz Nagler, Vijayanand Chandrasekaran, Oded Heber, Daniel Strasser

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Abstract

Photodetachment cross sections as a function of photon energy are measured for cold (SF6)n- cluster anions stored in an electrostatic ion beam trap. Absolute photodetachment cross sections near the adiabatic limit are reported. The strong dependence of the SF6- absolute photodetachment cross section on the anion equilibrium bond length leads to the conclusion that the excess charge is localized on a SF6- ion core that is only subtly perturbed by the neighboring cluster units.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)221-226
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry A
Volume120
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Jan 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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